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Bright Cellars’ algorithm helps millennials learn about wine

Milwaukee startup Bright Cellars is getting millennials to learn about wine through an algorithm that matches them with bottles they might enjoy. The company’s...

Companies revamp workplaces to attract millennials

The search for top millennial talent has some companies revamping their workplaces and opening up offices in the downtowns of cities, panelists at a...

ETF to develop requests for self-insurance bids

The state's Group Insurance Board has voted to develop an RFP to self-insure state employees. The action is aimed at evaluating whether moving to...

Exact Sciences ‘will be aggressive’ on lawsuits, CEO says

Exact Sciences CEO Kevin Conroy says his company “will be aggressive” in suing insurers who refuse to cover the company’s colon cancer test. Though Conroy...

Exact Sciences suing another insurer in federal court

Exact Sciences is suing another insurer in federal court for its refusal to pay for the company's colon cancer test. This time, the Madison...

Exact Sciences suing Humana over unpaid claims

Exact Sciences is suing the national insurer Humana for its refusal to pay for the company’s non-invasive colon cancer test. The lawsuit, filed in...

Firm advises shareholders to approve Journal Media-Gannett merger

A top independent proxy advisory firm is advising Journal Media Group shareholders to approve a proposed merger with the nation’s largest newspaper chain. Journal Media...

Group Insurance Board meeting on self-insurance

The state's Group Insurance Board meets today to vote on developing a request for proposals to self-insure state employees. The GIB scheduled a special...

GymDandy looks to become Airbnb for athletic spaces

Madison startup GymDandy is hoping to become the Airbnb for athletic spaces, helping sports teams find spaces to practice and compete in. GymDandy’s app,...

Hankr looks to expand food-finding app beyond Milwaukee

A Milwaukee startup is trying to make people rethink the way they dine, showing photos of food on the app first before naming the...

Kohl’s to close 18 stores

MaryBeth Matzek: Dairy industry looks to angels

Angel investors could be a catalyst to fund innovation in the dairy industry. That’s an idea put forward by a team from the UW-Madison’s Department...

MMAC panelists disagree on how to retain millennials

Two MMAC panelists disagreed on how important it is to cater to what millennial workers want, addressing a key issue of how to attract...

More UW computer science grads staying in Wisconsin

As recently as a decade ago, most computer science graduates from UW-Madison headed for places like California, Seattle or Austin, Texas to find...

National manufacturing leader defends Johnson Controls

The head of the National Association of Manufacturers defended Johnson Controls’ decision to move its headquarters for tax purposes overseas. NAM President and...

New Wisconsin crowdfunding platform plans expansion

Though the first four non-profit campaigns on the nVestWisconsin platform didn’t meet their goals, the president of the new crowdfunding website says he’s excited...

Panel evaluates moving employees to self-insurance

The “devil is in the details” on whether a move to self-insurance would be good for Wisconsin, a UW-Madison School of Business professor says. A...

Phoenix Nuclear Labs looks to expand medical isotopes product

An investment from BrightStar will help Phoenix Nuclear Labs move a bit away from research and focus more on its commercial opportunities. The Monona...

SHINE gets long-awaited approval to build plant

SHINE Medical Technologies has gotten long-awaited regulatory approval to build a Janesville plant. The company wants to become the first domestic producer of molybdenum-99, an...

Sluggish economy ahead, expert tells bankers

One of the few positive indicators the Fed can point to, the labor market, might not actually be that strong, a Memphis-based economist told...

ThedaCare invests $3m in Smart Choice MRI

Appleton-based health system ThedaCare has invested $3 million into Smart Choice MRI, a Mequon company that offers MRI tests for $600 or less. ThedaCare...

Understory returning to Madison after $7.5 million raise

Understory is returning to Madison in the coming months after a $7.5 million fundraising round that included Monsanto's venture capital arm. The company, a...

Water Council’s Amhaus expects ‘even stronger’ 2016

Two bills boosting industry clusters have stalled at the close of the legislative session, but the Water Council’s leader says the group has still...

WisBusiness: The Show – MIRICO chief science officer Damien Weidmann

Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. MADISON – This episode of...

WisBusiness: The Show – WiSys Executive Director Arjun Sanga

Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. This episode of “WisBusiness.com: The...
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